The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 45 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.77% 0.37% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 1.32% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
LINQ
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 43.62% 28.36% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 92 68 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LINQ
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Chester region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Chester

LINQ
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
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